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Linzess linaclotide 290mcg capsule treats what disorder

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Linzess (linaclotide

Was approved by fda at end of august 2012 to treat chronic idiopathic (= cause unknown) constipation & irritable bowel syndrome with constipation it's approved is for adult patients only.
Increases cgmp in intestine, which stimulates secretion of chloride & bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) resulting in increased intestinal fluid & accelerated transit.

In brief: Linzess (linaclotide

Was approved by fda at end of august 2012 to treat chronic idiopathic (= cause unknown) constipation & irritable bowel syndrome with constipation it's approved is for adult patients only.
Increases cgmp in intestine, which stimulates secretion of chloride & bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) resulting in increased intestinal fluid & accelerated transit.
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